Facebook Technical Program Manager (Framework Software), Building 8 in Menlo Park, California

Intro:
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we're just getting started.

Summary:
Building8 brings together world-class experts to develop and ship groundbreaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content. We have a clear mandate to ship products at scale. In particular, seemingly impossible products that define new categories and that advance Facebook's mission of connecting the world. The B8 team will apply DARPA-style breakthrough development at the intersection of ambitious science and product development. It will operate on aggressive, fixed timelines, with extensive use of partnerships in universities, small and large businesses. The Product Launch Team has the responsibility for taking breakthroughs and delivering them to market at scale. Building8 seeks a Technical Program Manager (Framework Software) who will be responsible for scoping and delivering large projects end-to-end. This is a full-time position based in our Menlo Park office.

Required Skills:

  1. Collecting business and systems requirements from internal and external customers

  2. Writing specifications, driving project schedules from design to release, and managing the production launch.

  3. Lead and coordinate design/implementation efforts between internal teams and outside merchants and vendors to develop optimal solutions.

  4. Make appropriate tradeoffs to optimize time-to-market, clearly communicate goals, roles, responsibilities, and desired outcomes to internal cross-functional and remote project teams.

  5. Develop and drive high-level strategic initiatives, but also roll up your sleeves, dig in and get the job done.

  6. Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  2. 5+ years of relevant experience in program management.

  3. 3+ years of coding experience in C and/or C++.

    1. Experience leading projects

    2. Technical background in Framework Software including Android.

    3. Ability to take projects and break them down into pieces, develop specifications, then deliver them in a manner.

    4. Experience managing efforts in Software Frameworks or Middleware

    5. Experience in delivery and commercialization in consumer electronics.

    6. Detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow through on projects.

Industry: Internet

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